Volunteering with an Environmental Interest Group 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 1 October 2019 | No comments
Written by Kirsty Cuthbertson
CategoriesCharities/organisations Goodwill work Litter Plastics and packaging Post-completion impact Public Rubbish Rivers/watercourses Trees
Leaving a positive environmental legacy is an important component of any successful project, and the environment outside of the site boundary should always be considered. In line with Multiplex’s Net Positive sustainability strategy, a group of volunteers from the University of Glasgow project spent an afternoon with Friends of the River Kelvin (FoRK), a local charity whose mission is to...

Clean Air Day Air Quality Quiz 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 2 September 2019 | No comments
Written by Kirsty Cuthbertson
CategoriesAir quality Awareness Campaigns Mobile machinery
Thursday 20th June was Clean Air Day 2019, the UK’s largest campaign against air pollution. Before this on Wednesday 5th June it was World Environment Day, the United Nations’ day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment, with this year’s theme focusing on air pollution. In order to raise awareness on the subject, a quiz focusing on...

Lichen Air Quality Survey 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 2 September 2019 | No comments
Written by Kirsty Cuthbertson
CategoriesAir quality Awareness Campaigns Trees
Thursday 20th June was Clean Air Day 2019, the UK’s largest campaign against air pollution. Before this on Wednesday 5th June it was World Environment Day, the United Nations’ day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment, with this year’s theme focusing on air pollution. Between the two events, Multiplex engaged in a number of activities to...

Air Quality Top Tips and Pledges 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 2 September 2019 | No comments
Written by Kirsty Cuthbertson
CategoriesAir quality Awareness Campaigns Intranet
Thursday 20th June was Clean Air Day 2019, the UK’s largest campaign against air pollution. Before this on Wednesday 5th June it was World Environment Day, the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment, with this year’s theme focusing on air pollution. Between the two events, the Multiplex Sustainability Team posted 13 Top Tips...

Travel Survey 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 2 September 2019 | No comments
Written by Kirsty Cuthbertson
CategoriesAir quality Awareness Campaigns Feedback/questionnaires Travel plans
Thursday 20th June was Clean Air Day 2019, the UK’s largest campaign against air pollution. Before this on Wednesday 5th June it was World Environment Day, the United Nations’ day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment, with this year’s theme focusing on air pollution. Between the two events, a travel survey was sent out to all...

Sustainable Drainage System Demonstration Workshop 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 2 September 2019 | No comments
Written by Kirsty Cuthbertson
CategoriesHarvesting rainwater Sustainable solutions Water saving measures
The team from Multiplex’s University of Glasgow project participated in workshops facilitated by researchers from the University which looked at the rain gardens that will form an important part of the campus redevelopment’s future infrastructure. The rain gardens are a sustainable urban drainage system which have been designed to treat storm water run-off. The first workshop, which was organised with...

Mobile Tether Board 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 27 August 2019 | No comments
Written by Leah Barrett
CategoriesCommunicate initiatives Property security Safety signage
On The Broadway project, we have a site policy that all phones must be tethered and used in safe areas. However, we found that not all tethers were suitable for the site. The team has worked hard on researching the best/ safest phone tethers for our site and have come up with a select few that are suitable for a...

Mindfulness: Mediation and Meditation 1 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 5

Published 5 August 2019 | One comment
Written by Rachel Rielly
CategoriesMental health Stress Worker fatigue
On The Broadway project, we are focusing on the wellbeing of all Multiplex staff and contractors working on our behalf. We have collectively been thinking of new ways to help manage stress and in doing so have took to mindfulness and how it can help in the workplace. We invited a guest speaker to help us learn meditation techniques as...

Hot Works Control System 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 5 August 2019 | No comments
Written by James Quinn
CategoriesEmergency procedures Initiatives
This project has implemented a system of controlling hot works as part of their critical risk activities review programme. Having discovered a new 3L multi-use wet chemical fire extinguisher that is used for the main fire points, they are also using it as a hot works portable system in a 330ml container. As this system does not exist on any...

Medical ID and Emergency Contact Details 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 5 August 2019 | No comments
Written by Leah Barrett
CategoriesEmergency contact details Emergency procedures First Aid Medical conditions Medications
To encourage the safety of the operatives on and off site, The Broadway project has requested for all operatives to update their medical information and emergency contact details on their smart phones. This phone feature allows details to be viewed even when the phone is locked, therefore easily accessible in the case of an emergency. Information such as allergies, blood...

Concrete Washout Skip Lid 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 5 August 2019 | No comments
Written by Rachel Rielly
CategoriesRivers/watercourses Vehicle enhancements Working methods
On The Broadway project, we have brought in a concrete washout skip lid which is designed to contain the concrete during the blowing out procedure. It minimises the risk of operatives being struck by the pipeline, sponge ball or concrete, thus minimising the risk of injury from a potentially high risk activity. This has been greatly appreciated by the operatives...

MukGuard: Re-usable Over Shoes 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 5 August 2019 | No comments
Written by Leah Barrett
CategoriesPlastics and packaging PPE Re-use Reduce
The Broadway project have taken steps to eradicate single use plastics on site, and have therefore banned the use of plastic blue over shoes, replacing them with MukGuard overshoes. MukGaurds are a re-usable, washable and durable over shoe, with sole grips to prevent slips. To find out more, click on the link below.

The Elipse Half-Face Mask

Published 5 August 2019 | No comments
Written by Rachel Rielly
CategoriesPPE
On The Broadway project, we invited GVS to attend the site and demonstrate the Elipse Half-Face Mask to our contractors as we felt many operatives on site who were needing to wear glasses and a mask at the same time struggled to get them to both to fit correctly, so either the mask was not set correctly or the safety...

‘Talk to Us’ at Broadway

Published 29 July 2019 | No comments
Written by Rachel Rielly
CategoriesFirst Aid Language differences Mental health Stress
On The Broadway project, the trained Mental Health First Aiders wanted to make it possible for themselves to be available for anyone to come and talk to via a general chit-chat. The talks help give faces to names regarding who the Mental Health First Aiders are, and also enables the Mental Health First Aiders to signpost anyone who requires support....

Female PPE at the Broadway Project

Published 29 July 2019 | No comments
Written by Rachel Rielly
CategoriesDiversity Inclusion Onsite dress code PPE
After a gap in the market was discovered, our Senior Office Manager, supported by Multiplex’s Temporary Works Manager, have been working with Onsite Support and Leo to develop a dual-tone female-shaped Hi-Vis. The Broadway will be the first project for Multiplex to make this change. Ensuring details of purchasing are passed onto the supply chain, all of the women currently...